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Virtusa revenue skyrockets amid expansion

Sam Bonacci |

Virtusa Corporation has reported a 36 percent boost to revenue in its fourth quarter amid an expansion where the company purchased India-based Polaris Consulting & Services.

Energy chief flags need for more natural gas

In the wake of the suspension of Kinder Morgan's major natural gas pipeline project in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, the Baker administration's energy chief on Tuesday stressed that...

ReWalk replaces Israeli board member

Laura Finaldi |

Marlborough medical device firm ReWalk Robotics on Tuesday named industry veteran Peter L. Wehrly to permanently take over the position on its nine-member board of directors held on an interim basis...

Gas prices hit 2016 high in Massachusetts

Sam Bonacci |

Massachusetts gas prices jumped ten cents since last week as they continued a month-long climb to reach the highest prices for the year in the state.

Industrial Packaging pushes innovation, workforce development

BY SUSAN SHALHOUB Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Founded in Worcester in 1953, Leominster's Industrial Packaging is not a new company; but when it comes to innovation in productivity and workforce development, this second-generation family business...

House signs off on $167M in new spending


The House unanimously approved $167.6 million in new spending for the current budget year on Wednesday that House Ways and Means Chairman Brian Dempsey described as a "bill-paying exercise."

Former officials have Baker's back on hydro power


Bipartisan support has gathered for Gov. Charlie Baker's proposal to solicit long-term contract proposals for large-scale hydropower.

UMass' marathon heart nurse

Livia Gershon |

Susan Papalia is a researcher with decades of experience. Today, she's a cardiovascular research nurse manager at UMass Medical School. She's also a committed volunteer who supports multiple...

Stemming the costs of elder care

Susan Shalhoub |

Knowing medical costs will grow right along with the number of elders, healthcare organizations are rallying by keeping more nursing-home-eligible seniors in their own homes with more integrated...

Healthcare innovation: Conquering Lyme disease: A new approach?

Mark S. Klempner |

While the pharmaceutical industry has not addressed prevention of Lyme disease as a public health need largely because of concerns about the market and profitability, MassBiologics was founded on a...

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